Resources

Miscellaneous Papers & Presentations

2009

Resources

2008

Prior to 2007

 

Medication-Assisted Treatment & Opioid Abuse/Addiction

California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) – Guidelines for Physicians Working in California Opioid Treatment Programs
CSAM – April 2009.
PDF available for download at: http://www.csam-asam.org/guideline-physicians-working-california-opioid-treatment-programs

California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM)
Minimum Insurance Benefits for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
CSAM – August 2015.
http://www.csam-asam.org/sites/default/files/pdf/misc/min_insurance_opioids_final.pdf

Courts and medication assisted treatment: Your legal rights
The Legal Action Center June 23, 2015.
http://drug.addictionblog.org/courts-and-medication-assisted-treatment-your-legal-rights/

CSAT TIP 43 Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – November 2005.
PDF available for download at: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-43-Medication-Assisted-Treatment-for-Opioid-Addiction-in-Opioid-Treatment-Programs/SMA12-4214

CSAT TIP 43 Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs – In-service Training Manual
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – October 2008.
The training manual which includes 13 modules with PowerPoint slides is available for download at: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA09-4341/SMA09-4341.pdf

CSAT TIP 43 Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs – Knowledge Application Program (KAP) Keys for Clinicians 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – May 2007.
PDF available for download at: http://162.99.3.213/products/tools/keys/pdfs/KK_43.pdf

CSAT TIP 43 Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs – Quick Guide for Clinicians
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – May 2007.
PDF available for download at: http://162.99.3.213/products/tools/cl-guides/pdfs/QGC_43.pdf

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) 2015 (U) Unclassified National Heroin Threat Assessment Summary
April 2015.
Download PDF (6.02MB, 12pp)

Legality of Denying Access to Medication Assisted Treatment in the Criminal Justice System
Legal Action Center – December 2011.
PDF available for download at: http://www.lac.org/doc_library/lac/publications/MAT_Report_FINAL_12-1-2011.pdf

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Booklet – Facts for Families and Friends
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – October 2009.
PDF available for free download at: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA09-4443/SMA09-4443.pdf

Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Pocket Guide

SAMHSA March 2016.
Pocket Guide (1.34MB, 16pp)

Minimum Insurance Benefits for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
CSAM & ASAM August 2015.
PDF available for download at: http://www.csam-asam.org/sites/default/files/pdf/misc/min_insurance_opioids_final_0.pdf

Recovery-Oriented Methadone Maintenance Monograph
William White, MA and Lisa Mojer-Torres, JD – October 2010.
PDF available for free download at: http://www.williamwhitepapers.com/books_monographs/monographs/

SAMHSA Revised 2015 Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment Programs
March 2015.
PDF available for download here.

The National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use
American Society of Addiction Medicine June 2015.
Download PDF (1.0MB, 66pp)

Methadone Dosing and Safety

Dosing

Methadone Dosing & Safety in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction
Addiction Treatment Forum – September 2003.
PDF available for download at: http://atforum.com/documents//DosingandSafetyWP.pdf

Safety

Benzodiazepine Use and Misuse Among Patients in a Methadone Program – Research Article
BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:90.
PDF available for free download at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-244X-11-90.pdf

Cardiac Considerations During MMT
Addiction Treatment Forum – October 2003.
PDF file available for download at: http://atforum.com/documents/CardiacPaper.pdf

Drugs That Prolong the QT Interval and/or Induce Torsades de Pointes
Arizona Center for Education and Research Therapeutics – Raymond L. Woosley, MD.  June 6, 2011.
HTML file available online at: http://www.azcert.org/medical-pros/drug-lists/bycategory.cfm

Follow Directions: How to Use Methadone Safely
Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration – April 2009
PDF available for free download at: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA09-4409/SMA09-4409.pdf

Methadone-Drug* Interactions – 3rd Edition (*Medications, illicit drugs, & other substances)
Addiction Treatment Forum – November 2005.
PDF available here for download at: http://atforum.com/documents/Drug_Interactions.pdf

 

All links checked April 9, 2016.